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In cases where there is public interest or where the sentence may be complicated or controversial, the judge may decide to make the sentencing statement more widely available. You can read the judge’s full statement here once sentence has been passed.

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HMA v JASON HALL

Friday, 16 January, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 16 January 2015, Lady Wolffe sentenced Jason Hall to four years imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug.

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HMA v JONAS MARCIUS

Wednesday, 14 January, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 14 January 2015, Lady Wolffe imposed a Community Payback Order on Jonas Marcius with an unpaid work requirement of 250 hours after the accused was found guilty of assault.

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HMA v KEIL HAULEY

Wednesday, 14 January, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 14 January 2015, Lady Wolffe imposed a Community Payback Order on Keil Hauley with an unpaid work requirement of 90 hours after the accused pled guilty to attempted assault.

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HMA v ANDREW McBRIDE

Wednesday, 14 January, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 14 January 2015, Lord Turnbull imposed an extended sentence on Andrew McBride of four years and five months in custody and a further three years on licence after the accused pled guilty to multiple sexually-related charges of fraud and extortion against children and young adults.

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HMA v DEREK MITCHELL

Tuesday, 13 January, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At Paisley Sheriff Court on 13 January 2015, Sheriff Susan Sinclair sentenced Derek Mitchell to a community payback order and imposed a non-harassment order after the accused was convicted of assault and breach of the peace.

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